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sharp pains in upper back and chest

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chest pain: May be pleuritis, given your age and asthma issues. May be costochondritis, a very common problem also in your age group. Less common, but more ominou ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Chest, back pain: Please make an appointment to see a medical doctor to discuss your chest and upper back pain and insomnia. A good history and physical exam can help r ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: To answer this question, we like to know the duration of this pain, the nature, provoking factors and relieving factors. Causes can be due to muscle s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Muscular?: Often, sharp, brief pains in the chest are due to strained ligaments or joints In chest wall where rib joins to breast bone, called costochondritis. W ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires examination: to make an accurate diagnosis.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Likely benign: But a good evaluation by a physician or osteopath would appear reasonable. www.thepmc.org.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be checked: It is difficult to know exactly what is causing your pain; it may related to coughing or possibly pneumonia. See your doctor and I hope you are well s ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Even though young (19-year-old) females rarely have heart attacks, they still do. The history of neck problems, may be able to explain the cause of y ... Read More

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